News

Tuesday, 12. January 2021

Brain mRNAs in single neuron cell bodies and dendrites 

Subcellular RNA sequencing reveals unique dynamics in cell-type specific compartments  [more]

Thursday, 03. December 2020

Charting the developing brain

Researchers use connectomic mapping in the developing cortex to uncover the developmental wiring rules for inhibitory neurons [more]

Wednesday, 02. December 2020

What social distancing does to a brain

Scientists discover a neuropeptide that reflects the current state of a fish’s social environment  [more]

Tuesday, 17. November 2020

Proteins in motion

Membrane proteins are more efficient at reaching distal dendrites than soluble proteins. [more]

Friday, 13. November 2020

From the inside out – how the brain forms sensory memories

New study identifies a region of the thalamus as a key source of signals encoding past experiences in the neocortex.  [more]

Tuesday, 03. November 2020

Using walls to navigate the room

Scientists discover a brain circuit that signals the direction and distance of boundaries in the environment to help coordinate next movements. [more]

Saturday, 12. September 2020

Tuning in on cortical circuit dynamics

Neurons use homeostatic mechanisms to maintain stability despite experience-dependent network alterations  [more]

Monday, 07. September 2020

Neural networks in the spotlight

Scientists develop a computational model to predict and interpret the outcome of optogenetic experiments. [more]

Thursday, 03. September 2020

Tatjana Tchumatchenko has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant

Tatjana Tchumatchenko, Research Group Leader at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, has received this prestigious grant for her MolDynForSyn project. She is one of the twelve 2020 laureates currently working at the Max... [more]

Monday, 13. July 2020

ALBA-FKNE Diversity Prize 2020 awarded to Erin Schuman

Professor Erin Schuman has been awarded the Diversity prize 2020 for her contribution to advancing gender equality in brain research [more]

Friday, 26. June 2020

Dissecting the architecture of the brain

Scientists immerse themselves into the structure of networks  [more]

Thursday, 30. April 2020

Keeping the balance: An unexpected new role for an enzyme regulating neuronal proteostasis

Scientists find how inhibition of the protein machine which degrade unneeded or damaged proteins leads to a compensatory reduction in neuronal protein synthesis via the short-lived (heme-regulated inhibitor) kinase [more]

Tuesday, 28. April 2020

Erin Schuman is elected member of the United States National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is recognizing Erin Schuman for her outstanding contributions to neuronal cell biology [more]

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